Place:Swinden, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates53.985°N 2.213°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoSettle Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Craven, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
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Swinden is a small village in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. It is near Halton West and Nappa and about 7 miles north of Barnoldswick. The population was estimated at 20 in 2010.

Swinden was historically a township in the ancient parish of Gisburn in the West Riding of Yorkshire. It became a separate civil parish in 1866. It was transferred to the new county of North Yorkshire in 1974. The civil parish was abolished in 2014 and amalgamated with the parish of Hellifield.

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